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69. 8th April, 2017

Hi Folks, here we are again! Acid Crofters Shooglenifty​ and Ireland's own melting pot, Jiggy​ open up today with great, inventive tunes. More great tunes then follow from Ushers Island and Kern​, then lovely songs from both Maurice McGrath​ and Mairin Mannion​. 

We then have great sets featuring the pipes from Nathan Gourley & Joey Abarta, (Copley Street​) and Réalta​ followed by high energy guitar and fiddle duos from Adam Agee & Jon Sousa​ and Padraig O' Neill​ & Ian Kinsella​.

More mighty tunes and songs from Mec Lir​, Scoops​, Findlay Napier​, Frank Harte​ & Dónal Lunny​, Josie Nugent​, Clanú​, Project West​, Ré, Old Blind Dogs​, Connla​, Hamish Napier​, Mànran​, John & Maggie Carty​, Robbie Greig​, Lúnasa​ and the duo of Loïc Blejean & Tad Sargent​ are also included today.

The show today also features nominees and winners from this week’s #r2folkawards present in the Black Dog Radio collection including Breabach​, Songs of Separation​, Jarlath Henderson​, Rachel Newton​, Mohsen Amini​ with the band Talisk​, John McSherry​, Kris Drever​, Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton​ and Daoirí Farrell​, we hope you enjoy this weeks tunes,

Cheers,
 
Andy (& Bob)

PLAYLIST

 

Fitzroy Crossing – Shooglenifty - The Untied Knot (2015)

http://www.shooglenifty.com/

 

Head Rush – Jiggy (2017)

http://www.jiggy.ie/

 

Five Drunken Landlady's (The Drunken Landlady, McFadden's, Lucky in Love) - Ushers Island - Ushers Island (2017)

https://celtic-cafe.myshopify.com/products/ushers-island-andy-irvine-donal-lunny-paddy-glackin-mike-mcgoldrick-john-doyle

 

Louth Set (Mohill Reel/ The Boyne Hunt/The Piper on Horseback) – Kern - False Deceiver (2016)

www.KernMusic.com/

 

Bandon Fair - Maurice McGrath - Winsome Ways (2016)

http://www.mauricemcgrath.com/

 

Innisfree - Mairin Mannion - Will O' The Wisp (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010346770454

 

The Old, Gypsy Princess, The Noon Lasses (feat. Owen Marshall) - Nathan Gourley & Joey Abarta - Copley Street (2016)

http://www.copleystreet.com/

 

Saltón de Meres - Pasacáis del Xarreru (Asturian tunes) – Réalta - Clear Skies (2016)

http://www.realtamusic.com/

 

The Ram - Mec Lir (2016)

http://www.meclir.com/

 

Coisich A' Rùin – Breabach – Astar (2016)

http://breabach.com/

                                                                                       

Singing Stream – Scoops – Rockarolan (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/trioscoops/?fref=ts

 

Runs in the Family, Angry Birds - Adam Agee & Jon Sousa – Suantraí (2014)

http://adamageejonsousa.com/

 

Current Bun - Padraig O' Neill & Ian Kinsella - When the Prescription Runs out... (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/PadraigONeill/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

 

Eddie Banjo - Findlay Napier - VIP: Very Interesting Persons (2014)

http://www.findlaynapier.com/

 

This Town Is Not Your Own - Daoirí Farrell - True Born Irishman (2016)

http://daoiri.com

 

#now Building up and Tearing England Down - Frank Harte/Donal Lunny - There's Gangs of Them Digging (2009)

http://frankharte.net/

 

Jigs: Siegfried Mulcahy, The Brisk Young Lad, Whistle And I'll Come To You - Josie Nugent - Modal Citizen (2016)

http://www.josiebrianmusic.info/

 

Westport to Crumlin – Clanú - Long Way Round (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/clanumusic/

 

The Knife – Talisk – Abyss (2016)

http://www.talisk.co.uk/

 

My Father's House - Project West - Project West (2016)

http://www.projectwestmusic.com/

 

The Ravelled Hank of Yarn/ The Tinker's Stick/ Corney is Coming – Ré – Ré (2014)

https://reband.bandcamp.com/releases

 

Ruby (Sheila & Rick's Ruby Wedding, Happy Harry) - Ross & Ali – Symbiosis (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/rossandali/

 

Nevertheless - Old Blind Dogs - Room With A View (2017)

http://www.oldblinddogs.co.uk/

 

Saints & Sinners – Connla - River Waiting (2016)

http://connlamusic.com/

 

I Didn't Try Hard Enough - Kris Drever - If Wishes Were Horses (2016)

http://krisdrever.com/

 

The River - Hamish Napier - The River (2016)

http://www.hamishnapier.com/about/

 

It Was A For Our Rightfu King - Songs Of Separation - Songs Of Separation (2016)

http://www.songsofseparation.co.uk/

 

Hour - Mànran - An Dà Là (The Two Days) (2017)

http://manran.co.uk/

 

The Old Timer / Grandmother She (Barndances) - John And Maggie Carty - Settle Out Of Court (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/John-Maggie-Carty-244705665886321/

 

Jig / Slipjig / Reel (feat. Tomás Callister) - Robbie Greig - Robbie Greig and Friends (2016)

http://www.robbiegreigfiddle.com/

 

Irish Rendez Vous (An Grianan/Peter Byrne's Fancy/Coppers & Brass) - Loïc Bléjean & Tad Sargent - Loïc Bléjean & Tad Sargent (2016)

https://www.facebook.com/blejeansargent/?fref=ts

 

The Whisperer - John McSherry - The Seven Suns (2016)

https://www.johnmcsherry.com/

 

The Floating Crowbar, McGlinchey's, The Almost Reel – Lúnasa - Otherworld (2006)

http://www.lunasa.ie/

 

The Mountain Streams Where The Moorcocks Crow - Jarlath Henderson - Hearts Broken, Heads Turned (2016)

https://jarlathhenderson.co.uk/

 

Van Diemen's Land - Daoirí Farrell - True Born Irishman (2016)

http://daoiri.com

 

The Bloody Gardener - Rachel Newton - Here's My Heart Come Take It (2016)

http://www.rachelnewtonmusic.com

 

If Wishes Were Horses - Kris Drever - If Wishes Were Horses (2016)

http://krisdrever.com/